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Mar 31

The Band Perry to Open ACM Awards; George Strait & Miranda Lambert to Sing Merle Haggard Medley

The Band Perry to Open ACM Awards; George Strait & Miranda Lambert to Sing Merle Haggard Medley

The Band Perry photo by David McClister, courtesy of Splash Public Relations.

The Band Perry will open the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards with an explosive performance of their new single, “Chainsaw.” Co-hosted by Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, the ACM Awards will air live on CBS on Sunday, April 6 at 8/7c.

Additionally, Miranda Lambert and George Strait will perform a tribute medley in honor of Merle Haggard’s 50 years in country music, including “Tonight the Bottle Let Me Down” and “I’m a Lonesome Fugitive. Garth Brooks will present Merle Haggard with the Crystal Milestone Award honoring his legendary career. Continue Reading

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Mar 21

Country Stars Honor Merle Haggard with Tribute Album; ACM to Give Haggard Crystal Milestone Award

Country Stars Honor Merle Haggard with Tribute Album; ACM to Give Haggard Crystal Milestone Award

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Broken Bow Records will release Working Man’s Poet: A Tribute To Merle Haggard on April 1. The project will include many of Merle Haggard’s biggest hits, recorded by Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Kristy Lee Cook, Ben Haggard, Randy Houser, Toby Keith, Dustin Lynch, Joe Nichols, Jake Owen, Parmalee, Thompson Square and James Wesley.

Additionally, the Academy of Country Music has announced that Merle will receive the Crystal Milestone Award at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. The award is in honor of Merle’s legendary 50 years in country music. HE was the ACM’s first Entertainer of the Year when the award was presented for 1970. That win marked the Academy’s first Triple Crown achievement, as he had already received the Most Promising Male Vocalist of the Year award for 1965 and the first of six Male Vocalist of the Year awards the following year. Two of his songs, “Okie From Muskogee” and “Are the Good Times Really Over” received Single Record and Song of the Year awards in 1969 and 1982, respectively. Continue Reading

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Mar 20

CMA Music Festival Announces LP Field Concert Lineup

CMA Music Festival Announces LP Field Concert Lineup

Luke Bryan photo by Joseph Llanes, courtesy of Schmidt Relations.

The performers for the sold out Nightly Concerts at LP Field during the 2014 CMA Music Festival have been announced. Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line, Brantley Gilbert, Hunter Hayes, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Thomas Rhett, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, The Band Perry, Keith Urban, Chris Young and Zac Brown Band will all take the stage June 5-8 in downtown Nashville.

“CMA Music Festival is proud to have these fantastic artists perform on the LP Field stage,” said CMA Chief Executive Officer Sarah Trahern. “The fact that tickets sold out for the Nightly Concerts at a record-setting pace speaks to what Country Music Fans have come to expect from CMA Music Festival and we feel strongly that this line up delivers on that promise.”

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Mar 17

Eric Church, Toby Keith & Lady Antebellum Added to ACM Awards

Eric Church, Toby Keith & Lady Antebellum Added to ACM Awards

Eric Church, Toby Keith and Lady Antebellum with Stevie Nicks have been added to the list of artists scheduled to perform during the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. Co-hosted by Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton, the ACM Awards will air live from Las Vegas on April 6 at 8/7c on CBS.

Previously-announced performers include Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, George Strait, Keith Urban, Florida Georgia Line and The Band Perry. Additional acts and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks. Continue Reading

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Mar 17

Florida Georgia Line Announces This Is How We Roll Summer Tour

Florida Georgia Line Announces This Is How We Roll Summer Tour

Florida Georgia Line photo by Kristin Barlowe, courtesy of BMLG.

Florida Georgia Line has announced they will kick off their headlining This Is How We Roll Summer Series 2014 Tour on May 20 in Springdale, Arizona. The tour will feature special guest Nelly and opening act Chris Lane and stop at select baseball stadiums across the country.

“Last year we played the ballpark in Lexington, Kentucky and it was an epic night,” Brian Kelley said. “We thought how fun would it be to hit several of these and bring the good times to the field!” Continue Reading

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Mar 11

Taylor Swift & Kenny Chesney Top Billboard’s Top 40 Money Makers List

Taylor Swift & Kenny Chesney Top Billboard's Top 40 Money Makers List

Taylor Swift photo courtesy of Erickson Public Relations.

Two of country music’s biggest superstars have topped Billboard’s annual Top 40 Money Makers list. Taylor Swift takes the crown as the highest, earning $39,699,575.60 in 2013 while Kenny Chesney comes in at No. 2, racking up $32,956,240.70 last year. Billboard used data supplied by Nielsen SoundScan to calculate earnings from touring, recorded-music sales, publishing royalties and revenue from digital music and video streaming.

While Taylor can report strong earnings on everything from music sales to branding and sponsorship, touring was where she padded her bank account last year. The North American leg of her international Red Tour made an estimated $30 million, not counting integrated sponsorships and retail booth revenue which is estimated to have brought in an additional $10 million gross. Continue Reading

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Mar 10

Watch Florida Georgia Line’s “This Is How We Roll” Video Featuring Luke Bryan

Watch Florida Georgia Line's "This Is How We Roll" Video Featuring Luke Bryan

Florida Georgia Line and Luke Bryan on the set of their “This Is How We Roll” music video. Photo courtesy of Republic Nashville.

Florida Georgia Line is showing off how they roll with a little help from their friends in the duo’s new “This Is How We Roll” music video. Featuring Luke Bryan, the clip also stars X Games champion Travis Pastrana and The Nitro Circus.

Filmed in the desert outside of Los Angeles and directed by Marc Klasfeld, the video begins with Florida Georgia Line and Luke Bryan stopping their semi on the side of the road to help out their stranded X Games pals. The party then moves to the trailer and later, as the duo and Luke perform the song, the X Games champs show off their jaw-dropping tricks.

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Mar 7

Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert & More to Perform on ACM Awards

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Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, George Strait, Keith Urban and The Band Perry are the first performers to be announced for the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. Co-hosted by Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, the ACM Awards will air live from Las Vegas Sunday, April 6, at 8/7c on CBS.

In addition to his hosting duties, Luke will head over to the 4th Annual ACM Fan Jam for a live performance with Florida Georgia Line via live remote at the Mandalay Bay Events Center during the awards telecast. Additional performers and presenters for the ACM Awards will be announced in the coming weeks. Continue Reading

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Mar 4

Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley on Married Life

Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelley on Married Life

Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley married Brittney Cole on Monday, December 16, 2013 at Brian’s home in Nashville. Photo courtesy of Sweet Talk Publicity.

Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley surprised his fans when he announced he and his girlfriend Brittney Marie got married back in December. So far, they are enjoying married life. While they had only been a couple for seven months when they tied the knot, their relationship went way back.

“We met three and a half years ago through some friends we were kinda running around Georgia with and we’re both seeing different people, but we always had kind of a connection and I always thought she was the most beautiful, coolest, creative, independent woman I’d ever met,” Brian said. “I always wanted a chance, and I thought if we ever get single, that’d be cool, and it happened.” Continue Reading

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Feb 25

Florida Georgia Line Promise New Music

Florida Georgia Line Promise New Music

Florida Georgia Line photo by Kristin Barlowe, courtesy of BMLG.

Florida Georgia Line released their debut album, Here’s To The Good Times, in December 2012. They later repackaged it as Here’s to the Good Times: This Is How We Roll, a deluxe edition of the album, in November. The duo realizes its been a while since they released new music and they promise, it’s on the way.

“You know, they’ve been asking for new music since the day the first album came out,” Tyler Hubbard said. “We’re excited about releasing our second album. We’re gonna start recording in March, so we’ve been writing. We’re excited about getting back in the studio with our producer Joey Moi and watchin’ him do his thing.” Continue Reading

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